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Test your theatre knowledge: Try the trickiest quiz in the industry
Every year the Society of Box Office Managers comes together to do one of theatre's hardest quizzes. This time, we've got a hold of some of the questions.
The week in pictures: 7 - 13 October
Celebrations at Young Frankenstein and Heisenberg brought all the stars out, while social media gave some great insights on Stage Manager Day
Louis Walsh to make stage debut in Nativity
The X Factor judge will make a guest role in the show's run in London
Alfred Fagon Award announces Best New Play shortlist
The award winner will be revealed at a ceremony in December
First look at Louise Redknapp in Cabaret
The singer stars in Rufus Norris' production with Will Young
Review: Hairspray (Birmingham Hippodrome)
By Diane Parkes
Rebecca Mendoza stars as Tracy Turnblad in this heart-warming musical in which good wins over evil
Top 5 openings of the week: 9 to 15 October
Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein arrives in London, while Simon Stephens has two plays staged
Cast announced for UK tour of The Winslow Boy
Aden Gillett and Tessa Peake-Jones will star in the show
Joe McElderry: 'I didn't think I'd be an actor because I struggled with confidence'
The star of the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat answers 20 questions on the show and his past
Review: Hedda Gabler (Theatre Royal Plymouth)
Lizzy Watts stars in this touring production of the National Theatre's adaptation